Broccoli and Feta Stuffed Sweet Potato

Makes 8 servings (1/2 a sweet potato per serving)

Ingredients

  • 4 small sweet potatoes 
  • 1 tsp. olive oil 
  • 4 cups broccoli, finely chopped 
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese (< 20% M.F.) 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 tsp. dried basil 
  • Pinch of salt and pepper 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 200 calories, 9.6 g fat, 9 g protein, 21.5 g carbohydrate (17.3 g available carbohydrate), 4.3 g fibre, 199 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 1 grain, 1 protein, 1 vegetable, 0 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy 

 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. 
  2. Pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork, rub with olive oil and bake until fully cooked, about 40 minutes. 
  3. In the meantime, steam the broccoli until just cooked. 
  4. Once sweet potatoes are cooked through, cut in half length-wise and scoop out the flesh leaving a ¼ inch thick shell. 
  5. Mix together the potato flesh, cooked broccoli, feta, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Return to potato shells. 
  6. Return to oven and bake for another 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!